UK Education Abroad Expands Opportunities in Mexico

With offerings from anthropology to WRD, UK Education Abroad is working to help more students study in Mexico.

Passport to the World: Celebrating Community with Cecilia Amador

The College of Arts and Sciences' Passport to the World program has taken students all over the world. This year it’s stopping by our neighbor to the south: Mexico.
One of the ambassadors of the program is English major and A&S Spanish Social Media Coordinator Cecilia Amador. We sat down with Amador to discuss events that the program has been hosting around campus and the broader Lexington community celebrating different facets of Mexican culture and identity. 
If you would like more information about the Passport to the World program or to see photos from previous events, please visit

This podcast was produced by Patrick O'Dowd.

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UK Libraries Makes Several Stops in Mexico for Passport to the World Program

University of Kentucky Libraries is adding another stamp to its passport in support of exhibitions and programs in celebration of ¡Viva Mexico!

Anthropologists Chris Pool and Mickey Loughlin Receive a Multi-Year Grant from the National Science Foundation to Study Ancient Mesoamerican History

Archaeologists Christopher Pool and Michael Loughlin have spent many summers in southern Veracruz working to learn more about ancient Mesoamericans.

Songs of Mexico: Recital on works by María Grever, Tata Nacho, and Agustín Lara

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Singletary Recital Hall
Type of Event (for grouping events):
Songs of México: Recital on works by María Grever, Tata Nacho, and Agustín Lara 
presented by Manuel Castillo, tenor
Free and open to the public. 
Mr. Castillo is a tenor, trained in the graduate program in the School of Music of the UK College of Fine Arts. For more information on him, visit
Canciones de México:  Manuel Castillo  presentará  en un recital la música de María Grever, Tata Nacho y Agustín Lara. 
Manuel Castillo estudió y se entrenó en tenor en el programa de Música del Departamento de Fine Arts en UK. Para más información de él visita la página
Repertoire for November 19th:
Arturo Buzzi Peccia (1854 - 1943)

Lolita (1892)

María Grever (1894 - 1951)
Lamento Gitano (1929*)

Federico Moreno Torroba (1891-1982)
Amor vida de mi vida (1941)

Ignacio Fernández Esperón "Tata Nacho" (1894 – 1968)
La borrachita (1917)
Tengo nostalgia de ti (1920*)
Íntima (1928*)

Ernesto de Curtis (1875 - 1937)
Torna a Suriento (1902)

María Grever (1894 - 1951)
Júrame (1926)
Despedida (1946)

José Serrano (1873 - 1941)
Te quiero Morena (1910)

Agustín Lara (1900-1970)
Granada (1932)

A&S Offers Mid-Semester Classes

For students who may have recently dropped a class or hope to pick up some extra credit hours, these courses provide flexibility after the regular registration period.

A&S Kicks Off ¡Viva Mexico! Today

"¡Viva México!" will be a year-long celebration of art, culture and history of Mexico and what makes it unique.

Passport to the World: ¡Viva Mexico!

In recent years, the "Passport to the World" program has taken UK to South Africa, China, and Russia, and will celebrate its fourth year by focusing on MexicoProfessors Francie Chassen-Lopez (History) and Chris Pool (Anthropology) are teaming up to coordinate and plan this year’s activities. In this podcast, they talk about what makes Mexico unique and what sorts of events to look for in the coming year. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.


Durante los últimos  años, el programa “Passport to the World” a llevado a UK a países como Sur África, China y Rusia. Este año, “Passport to the World” nos llevará a México. Los profesores Francie Chassen-Lopez (History) y Chris Pool (Anthropology) unieron fuerzas para coordinar y planear las actividades de este ano. En este podcast, Chris y Francie nos cuentan sobre aspectos únicos de México, así como también nos familiarizan con el tipo de actividades que se realizarán durante el año.

Este podcast fue producido por Cheyenne Hohman.


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